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martes, 20 de noviembre de 2018

LGBTQ TV Viewers Are Now Counted. That's Huge.

LGBTQ TV Viewers Are Now Counted. That's Huge.
- But LGBTQ visibility can only find its full power and potential on television when we can demonstrate that our stories are being seen, particularly by our ...

New survey provides snapshot of LGBTQ community in the South

New survey provides snapshot of LGBTQ community in the South
- A new study looks at the LGBTQ community's experience in the South, exploring such areas as religion, work and health care. The LGBTQ Institute's ...

Anti-LGBT group targets Battle Ground sex ed

Anti-LGBT group targets Battle Ground sex ed
- The Lynnwood-based Family Policy Institute of Washington last month released a five-minute video featuring parents lambasting the district for its ...

Angry Goy 2 Released by Wheel Maker Studios Allows Users to Kill LGBTQ People, Minorities and ...

Angry Goy 2 Released by Wheel Maker Studios Allows Users to Kill LGBTQ People, Minorities and ...
- Now he's back, this time as one of the key promoters of Angry Goy II, “a Neo-Nazi video game that allows users to slaughter gay men, Jews, other ...

New report details experiences of LGBTQ college students

New report details experiences of LGBTQ college students
- For the first time a new report gives a picture of what it looks like to navigate college as an LGBTQ student. Over 66,000 lesbian, gay, or bisexual ...

This LI couple makes LGBT-themed desserts

This LI couple makes LGBT-themed desserts
- Despite being partners in business and love, Erica and Stephanie Belk didn't always feel comfortable publicizing their relationship as a gay couple.

Depok to issue anti-LGBT regulation

Depok to issue anti-LGBT regulation
- The administration of Depok in West Java says it is committed to preparing a regulation to curb a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) ...

From where I stand: “Being LGBT means fighting against prejudice and violence every day”

From where I stand: “Being LGBT means fighting against prejudice and violence every day”
- Although homosexuality is legal in Cape Verde, LGBT people suffer discrimination and violence. Same sex marriages are not recognized and there is ...

Why Latin is the correct and fitting language of the Roman Catholic liturgy

Why Latin is the correct and fitting language of the Roman Catholic liturgy
- Individuals can use their native language in various “registers” depending on circumstance and education. Analogously, we may say that languages ...

Racial disparities in end-of-life care: How mistrust keeps many African-Americans away from hospice

Racial disparities in end-of-life care: How mistrust keeps many African-Americans away from hospice
- Mistrust of the medical system is a major reason why many African-Americans avoid hospice. Overcoming mistrust is key to reducing racial disparities ...

Latino youth in Maryland's largest district express concerns about future

Latino youth in Maryland's largest district express concerns about future
- Conducted in partnership with Identity, a nonprofit organization working with Latino youth in high-poverty areas of the county, the report also states that ...

Yoga shooting was a hate crime. We should call it one

Yoga shooting was a hate crime. We should call it one
- However, despite these online declarations, his crimes are not being labeled what preliminary evidence suggests they may be: a hate crime against ...

Hate Crime On The Rise In Oregon, But Possibly More Than Data Show

Hate Crime On The Rise In Oregon, But Possibly More Than Data Show
- Of the 214 Oregon agencies that participate in the FBI's hate crime tracking program, just 29 agencies submitted incident reports for 2017. And it's ...

Mississippi Senate race may be defining moment for Black voters

Mississippi Senate race may be defining moment for Black voters
- According to initial Pew Research data, in the 2018 mid-terms, African Americans voted at 90 percent for Democratic candidates; nine percent for ...

Kansas governor demands county commissioner resign over 'master race' comment to black ...

Kansas governor demands county commissioner resign over 'master race' comment to black ...
- The governor of Kansas is demanding the resignation of a white county commissioner who claimed he was "part of the master race" when talking to an ...

I Felt Racially Profiled': Woman Kicked Out of Virginia Dunkin' Donuts

I Felt Racially Profiled': Woman Kicked Out of Virginia Dunkin' Donuts
- An African-American woman says the owner of a Virginia Dunkin' Donuts kicked her out of the store and called police when she accused the owner of ...

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